How to Talk to Your Teenager about the invasion of Ukraine

The invasion of Ukraine is a frightening and worrying time for many of us. This article, by Dr Sheila Redfern, Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Anna Freud Centre, shares advice for parents and carers on how to talk with young people about the invasion.

It offers advice on managing difficult feelings, fact checking and maintaining a sense of stability and calm at home. Schools may want to share this with parents and carers to help them manage their response to their child’s worries and questions.

How to talk to your teenager about the invasion of Ukraine : Mentally Healthy Schools